Medical News / ASH 2021 - Fuad El Rassi, MD, Tracks COVID-19 and Sickle Cell Disease For a Year

Of the SCD patients who contracted COVID-19, 49% of them visited the Grady Comprehensive Sickle Cell center because of a vaso-occlusive event. Fuad El Rassi, MD, is an Associate Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Emory University School of Medicine, and the Director of Sickle Cell Disease Research at the Georgia Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center at Grady Health System. Rassi investigated COVID-19 infection and outcomes at the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center at Grady Health system, the largest adult sickle cell disease (SCD) center in the US, and presented the results of his study at the 2021 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition. Source: MDMag To view the third party content, kindly click on the link below or read more. You will then leave this site and enter a third party site.

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